Jul 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor

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Program Coordinator: Jonathan Reid (A-306 Brewster Building; 252-328-2558; reidj@ecu.edu)

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary program requiring two introductory courses and a senior/graduate-level seminar. In addition, the program includes courses from the following disciplines: art, history, English, foreign languages and literatures, music, political science, philosophy, and theatre. A maximum of 6 s.h. of courses taken to meet general education requirements may also be used to satisfy the requirements of the Medieval and Renaissance studies minor, if their content justifies it. The student’s program of study must be approved by the coordinator of the program.

A Multidisciplinary Studies, BA  or Multidisciplinary Studies, BS  with an individual concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies is available. For more information, please contact the program coordinator.

The minor requires 24 s.h. as follows: 

1. Core - 6 s.h.

Choose 6 s.h. from the following courses (it is recommended that the third be taken as an elective):

2. Electives - 18 s.h.

(Choose from at least four of the areas of study listed below.)

No more than 3 s.h. of course work in the student’s major field of study will be accepted for credit toward the minor. It is strongly recommended that 6 s.h. of applicable foreign language study be completed in conjunction with the minor (or major) if the student’s major does not already incorporate such a requirement. Study programs abroad in Europe having prior approval of the director will be accepted for no more than 6 s.h. of credit toward the minor. (With prior approval from the director, additional courses not listed below will be accepted if they significantly further the student’s understanding of the Middle Ages or the Renaissance; prior approval by the director is required for additional courses. Departmental prerequisites may be waived in special cases. Students should contact the director and/or their major dept chair.

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